Sweet Fern Comptonia peregrina (Linnaeus) Coulter  Synonyms: Sweetfern.

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Host plant for various species of moth including Pawpaw Sphinx Moth, Wavy-lined Emerald Moth, Io Moth, and Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 21 records in the project database.

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Sweet Fern in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/29/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/11/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern growing in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/29/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/7/2016). Photo by Maddie Koenig. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/16/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/26/2017). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern fruiting in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/14/2015). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern (male catkins and previous year's leaves) in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/12/2015). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern (male catkins and previous year's leaf) in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/12/2017). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Sweet Fern in Wicomico Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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